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Grant funding supports humane pest control technology
Grant funding supports humane pest control technology
An Isle of Wight-based pest control business has launched an innovative humane pest control system with the help of matched grant funding from the island’s Rural Business Resilience Fund.
The government to be sued over the awarding of £108 million PPE contract to PestFix
The government to be sued over the awarding of £108 million PPE contract to PestFix
Non-profit organisation the Good Law Project is suing the UK government for awarding PestFix a £108 million contract to supply it with personal protective equipment (PPE) at the height of the coronavirus outbreak.
CHSA warns of shortage of cleaning, hygiene and PPE supply
CHSA warns of shortage of cleaning, hygiene and PPE supply
The Cleaning and Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has warned COVID-19 will have a further impact on the cleaning, hygiene and PPE supply chain.
BPCA to hold its third all-digital Forum
BPCA to hold its third all-digital Forum
The British Pest Control Association has announced that it will hold its third all-digital Forum on Thursday, June 25.
HSE issues safety alert on use of face masks designated KN95
HSE issues safety alert on use of face masks designated KN95
The Health & Safety Executive has reported that a “substantial number” of face masks, claiming to be of KN95 standards, provide an inadequate level of protection and are likely to be poor quality products accompanied by fake or fraudulent paperwork. HSE said that these face masks may also be known as filtering facepiece respirators.
PestFix awarded £108 million contract for PPE
PestFix awarded £108 million contract for PPE
Pest control business PestFix has been awarded a £108 million government contract to supply the National Health Service with personal protective equipment (PPE).
BPCA launches employee consultation toolbox talk for members
BPCA launches employee consultation toolbox talk for members
A new Health and Safety Employee Consultation toolbox talk template, for BPCA members and their employees to use, has been uploaded to the member documents area of the association’s website.
Protecting businesses against rampant rodents
Protecting businesses against rampant rodents
A new study from the British Pest Control Association suggests leisure, retail and catering establishments should take measures to avoid destructive rat and mouse infestations.


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